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Riverport Barbeque

201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657
903.665.2341
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Ranked #2 of 28 Restaurants in Jefferson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I have eaten at some of the most famous BBQ joints in Texas and Riverport Barbeque ranks near the top. The staples of BBQ are covered and are very good, but the true standout for me is the smoked Turkey, which is always moist and full of flavor. Most places that attempt to smoke poultry usually dry it out and... More

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Jefferson, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Some of the best BBQ you will get anywhere. Everyone in town raves about their hamburgers too but I have never had one... still stuck on the BBQ. May try next time.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Friendly staff, good prices, portions you don't expect to see anymore and the taste, WOW. This place is a must if you are ever in Jefferson. We hope to visit again in the future and will put Riverport at the top of our list of "must do". EXCELLENT +

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

This is really good barbecue. Having spent the day sightseeing and shopping we were ready for some good food, and this place did not disappoint. The only negative was they were already out of ribs and it was only 5:30 pm...The brisket was tender and flavorful, the turkey was tender and the Cole slaw was some of the best I've... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

the bbq is melt in your mouth slap yo mamma kind of good! But we particularly enjoyed the young man that served us! Link was his name and we will never forget it!add personality like his to the worlds best barbeque and you will have an awesome fun fun experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The place is awesome! The brisket is tender, moist, and all around delicious. The ribs were tasty too. The best part are the BBQ beans. This is a MUST stop in Jefferson.

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is one of the places where my daughter can eat with her food allergies. They are always nice. The only thing I would change: I would like to see BBQ on the menu!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I eat BBQ at Riverport in TX, mcLard's in AR, and Topp's in West Memphis. That's eat. Riverport makes the list bc the chopped isn't full of fat and the sauce is perfect.

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Longview, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Eaten bq all over Texas and the South, this is by far, second to none!!! Worth the trip! Anytime I am near Jefferson I am sure to stop.

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Large party for lunch on busy Labor Day week- end for lunch. We had a variety of meals all were good. I had ribs and fried okra and would recommend highly. Your order at counter and find a table. Then they bring your food to the table and someone to help with refills, etc. Everyone is friendly and helpful !!

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Additional Information about Riverport Barbeque

Address: 201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657
Phone Number: 903.665.2341
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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